Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite an online image or video. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Photographer/Illustrator Surname, Photographer/Illustrator Forename. Image description. "Title of Article or Web Page," by Author Forename Surname, date published. Publication or Website Name, URL.


Green, Bill. Photograph of tourists on a walking tour. "Tourism on the Rebound in Frederick County," by Erika Riley, 9 June 2021. The Frederick News-Post,

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Photographer/Illustrator Surname)


The image showed a group of tourists on a walking tour of downtown Frederick, Maryland (Green).

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